How to get from Madrid to Bordeaux

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from Madrid to Bordeaux

You can get from Madrid to Bordeaux by train, bus or flight.

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flight

To get from Madrid to Bordeaux on 30 Jun we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:25Madrid Barajas Airport1h20 08:45Bordeaux Mérignac Airport
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£1351One-way
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10:00Madrid, Estación Sur11h30 21:30Bordeaux
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£641One-way
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08:00Madrid10h15 18:15Bordeaux
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£741One-way
22:25Madrid, Aeropuerto Barajas T49h00 07:25Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes
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£771One-way
22:00Madrid9h25 07:25Bordeaux, Rue des Terres de Bordes
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£771One-way

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Travel Information from Madrid to Bordeaux

distanceDistance343 miles (554 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • £34 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Air Nostrum

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 343 miles (554 km) to Bordeaux from Madrid. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Air Nostrum among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Madrid to Bordeaux.

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FAQs

Travel from Madrid, Spain to Bordeaux, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bordeaux from Madrid restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Bordeaux, France from Madrid?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Bordeaux, France?

The government of France has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 28/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Madrid, Spain from France is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Madrid, Spain from Bordeaux, France?

Reentering Spain is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Madrid from Bordeaux?

  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands

Which rules do I need to follow in Madrid, Spain regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Spain must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 27/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Madrid from Bordeaux here.

There are 4 ways to get from Madrid to Bordeaux: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Madrid to Bordeaux is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around £1 compared to other travel options to Bordeaux:

A ferry is £40 less than a coach for this journey with tickets for a coach from Madrid to Bordeaux costing on average £40.

A ferry is generally £34 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £34 from Madrid to Bordeaux.

A ferry is generally £2 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average £2 from Madrid to Bordeaux.

The fastest way from Madrid to Bordeaux is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options between Madrid and Bordeaux can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 55 min   on average.

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In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 10 h 7 min.

The distance between Madrid and Bordeaux is around 343 miles (554 km).

The average frequency per day from Madrid to Bordeaux is:

  • 2 coaches a day.
  • 1 train a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Madrid and Bordeaux as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Madrid to Bordeaux:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83 and arrive in Bordeaux, Gare Saint Jean.
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Madrid Barajas Airport and arrive in Bordeaux Mérignac Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arrive in Bordeaux Saint-Jean.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Madrid to Bordeaux, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Bordeaux. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Madrid to Bordeaux tickets on Omio for £40.
  • Travel with Air Nostrum for flights to Bordeaux. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Air Nostrum Madrid to Bordeaux tickets on Omio for £34.

Yes, there are direct services available between Madrid and Bordeaux with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find 2 direct coaches per day with Flixbus, Alsa, Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar Bus or Union Ivkoni International.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Air Nostrum or Ryanair.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Bordeaux as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Bordeaux from Madrid.

Omio customers who travel from Madrid to Bordeaux often also extend their holiday to go to Paris, Toulouse or Barcelona. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Bordeaux and these popular destinations at a great price.

When planning your trip between Madrid and Bordeaux, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost on average £40 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing £34 one way on average.
  • Ferry tickets cost £1 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £2 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Bordeaux from Madrid online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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